As the season is close to drawing curtains and the transfer window looms near, rumours have started flying in. Here is a roundup of all the latest transfer rumors across the Emirates.
Arsenal make Lars Bender as their top priority for the summer window (Mirror) Bender has been a target for the Gunners for sometime now, and this Summer would be the best time for them to go all out and get their man. With an ageing Mikel Arteta and an average Mathieu Flamini, Bender could be the perfect replacement who can add some steel in the middle of the park.
Harry Redknapp has given Arsenal hope of landing Loic Remy as he admits Arsenal could activate buyout clause. (Daily Mirror). QPR’s French Striker currently on loan at Newcastle United could very well move to the Emirates if Arsenal could come in with a £12m bid. He has been impressive in an lowly Newcastle side scoring 13 goals so far.
Arsenal could target Everton right-back Seamus Coleman to replace Bacary Sagna this summer, reports football direct news. Coleman who has been nothing short of sensational for the Toffees this season has attracted top clubs from several European leagues including Arsenal and Manchester United from the Premier League. There has been an ongoing saga about the future of Arsenal’s veteran right back Bacary Sagna and if the French International leaves Arsenal, Coleman could be a perfect replacement both in terms of defending and attacking.
Arsenal could have the edge in the chase for Montpellier defender Benjamin Stambouli, reports football direct news. The 23-year-old centre-back has become an important part of the Montpellier first-team in recent seasons, and he has been identified as the replacement for club captain Thomas Vermaelen if he decides to leave.
“If it is true that Arsenal are interested then I think Benjamin would be very happy to go there,” a source close to the player told [fdn]. “They are one of the biggest clubs in England and to work under Wenger would be a great opportunity.”
Arsenal are reportedly considering a £12 million offer for Lille teenager Divock Origi. According to Mercato365, Arsene Wenger has been targeting another center forward to compliment Olivier Giroud before the start of the next season, and Origi might be one of his targets. The 19-year-old has had a prolific season in Ligue 1 this year.
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